Evening Degree Program EDP Outside Scholarship Sites

EDP Outside Scholarship Sites

Information regarding outside scholarships:

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbot and Fenner Business Consultants offer a $1,000 scholarship each year to
the winner. Eligible applicants are those that are no more than 30 years old and are
currently enrolled in any accredited post-secondary institution. Please see their
website for more details.
Application deadline: June 14, 2013

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

AICPA Scholarships

For undergraduate minority students studying accounting. Please see the link for
additional details.
Application deadline depends on award; numerous awards available

AICPA Scholarships

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

A fellowship granted to a female pursuing full-time enrollment
in Computer/Information Sciences. 
Application deadline depends on award; numerous awards available

American Association of University Women (AAUW)


Crumley Roberts Crib to College Foundation-Next Step Scholarship
For those attending a NC Community College, but attending a 4-year college/university
in the Fall.
Application deadline has passed

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

DestinyOne CE Scholarship
Scholarship for nontraditional learners currently enrolled in courses or programs
through continuing education divisions in Canadian- or American-accredited
Application deadline has passed

Dottie Martin Teacher’s Scholarship
This scholarship is for education majors intending to stay in North Carolina.  Additional eligibility
rule apply.  Please see the scholarship description for details.
Application deadline: June 1st of each year


The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting
Available to women in their third, fourth, or fifth year of academic pursuit who need
the financial support to complete their degrees. This 2-year, $2,000 per year
scholarship is renewable annually upon satisfactory completion of course
Numerous awards available; Application deadline varies by award

Epsilon Sigma Alpha
Scholarship available to students training to work with exceptional needs, excluding academically
gifted.  Please see the website for additional eligibility requirements.
Application deadline: April 1st of each year

Federal TEACH Grant
Check with your financial aid advisor for more information and additional regulations.
–Grant requires four years of teaching to fulfill
–Recipient has eight years to fulfill service requirement
–If full four years of teaching service are not met, the grant is repayable as a Direct
Unsubsidized Loan with interest.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students transferring from a community college or
two-year institution. Visit the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation site for more
Application deadline: December 5, 2012

Jeannette Rankin Foundation 
Available to women 35 years old and older pursuing their first bachelor’s degree
with substantial financial need.
Application deadline: March 1, 2013

Leading the Future II Scholarship
Open to students currently enrolled, only the first 500 applications are accepted.
Apply early!
Application Deadline: March 1st of each year

National Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation
Part-time or full-time enrolled students with a “B” average and majoring in
Application deadline is March 10, 2013

NC Association of Certified Public Accountants
This scholarship is for Accounting majors that have completed at least one Accounting
course and will have completed at least 36 semester hours by the time of application.
Additional eligibility rules apply.  Please see the website for details.
Application available December 1st

NC Hispanic College Fund Scholarship
Several eligibility rules apply.  Please see the website for rules and application materials.
Application deadline: January 15 of each year

North Carolina Teacher Assistant Scholarship Fund
To be eligible for initial TASF consideration in 2011-12, an individual must:

  1. Be a full-time teacher assistant for at least one year at a public or federal school in North Carolina
  2. Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes
  3. Not be in default on a student loan
  4. Have at least 3.0 cumulative grade point average (students with higher grade point averages will generally be more competitive and stand a better chance of receiving funding)
  5. Enroll in a program leading toward initial teacher licensure at a North Carolina college (see list of qualifying campuses on application). Enrollment through the Internet or other distance education programs is acceptable
  6. Enroll in at least six semester hours of coursework at qualifying campuses for each semester in which funds are received
  7. Demonstrate financial need according to the financial aid office at your institution.

2011-12 Application information is available through CFNC
North Carolina Veterans Association Scholarship
This award is presented to children of veterans of the United States armed forces.
For more information on these scholarships, please contact the North Carolina
Veterans Affairs Office at (919) 733-3851

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation
Low-income women with minor children enrolled in a degree-seeking or skills
training program may qualify to apply for this award. Please see the website for
Application deadline has passed

PEO International Philanthropies
Female students within 2 years of completing their education may compete for this
award.  Students must be sponsored through the local chapter.  Please see additional
information regarding requirements and contact information here.

Ragins/Braswell National Scholarship
Open to undergraduates pursuing a degree program at an accredited undergraduate
or graduate educational institution.  All applicants MUST complete The Scholarship
‘s presentation or online class.  Please see website for additional details.
Application deadline: See website for instructions

Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards
Open to women with financial need, provide family primary financial support, and
have been accepted to an undergraduate degree program. Additional rules are
available on the Soroptimist International’s website.
Application deadline: December 1st of each year

Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund
Must be a degree-seeking female with awards based primarily on financial need,
previous achievements, and at least 10 years since high school diploma or GED.
Please visit the website for deadlines and additional information.
Application deadline: January 3, 2013

The Winston-Salem Foundation Financial Need-Based Grants
Numerous awards with different criteria for each.  Please see website for additional instruction.
Application deadline depends on award

The Women’s Independence Scholarship Program, Inc.
Scholarships are available for women who have left an abusive domestic situation
and are pursuing an education. A counselor, advocate, and support staff
scholarship is also available.
Deadlines are ongoing depending on program entry

Following are websites to help you search for financial aid online. They are all free services, however most require that you set up a profile to access the information.

Adult Student Websites: These websites provide resources and support for nontraditional students.

Another resource to utilize regarding financial aid - The Adult Learner information on the College Foundation of North Carolina’s site